An impressively large Ficus species that produces a myriad of fruits that hang in clusters from rugged looking branches. Fruits most of the year. The crooked trunk makes it a perfect specimen tree for bonsai as well as added interest in the landscape.
This plant makes a most interesting deck plant and grows well as a container plant for several years if pruned and shaped, for the home or greenhouse, in addition to being a specimen plant.
Treat as a tropical that cannot tolerate frost.
Note: all seeds are sold with the understanding that seeds are fresh and viable. We will not and can not be responsible for the germination of any seed since everyone has their own methods of starting, growing and planting them. We will only advise you of what we think works best. See below for more information.
As with any plant, caution should always be exercised about the use of any particular plant and it is the buyers decision about whether caution should be exercised around pets or children. It is the buyer’s responsibility to know whether any plant or seed is acceptable or allowable for the area being shipped to. Seller is not responsible for buyer’s use of plant or seeds. By purchasing this item buyer accepts this understanding.
1. Native to India
2. Hardy outdoors year round in zones 9+ otherwise use as a container plant
3. This particular fig species is an important food tree for many bird and mammal species
4. Leaves are evergreen unless it does not receive enough water – then is will shed leaves in January